Matt Wallace isn’t exactly impatient, but the new English threat is putting everything in place to take the next step.
Ali Price will replace the totemic Greig Laidlaw for only the second time – when there’s been a choice – as Gregor Townsend’s shake-up of Scotland for the visit of Wales turned out to be a lot less dramatic than it appeared.
Who is the most-wanted draw on the European Tour right now? You’d have to go some to beat Grant Forrest over the last three rounds.
It’s definitely not normal practice for a head coach to start a controversy when there previously was none, but Glasgow’s Dave Rennie waded into one with some relish last week.
Drumoig’s Connor Syme and last year’s Silver Medal winner Sam Locke are going back to the Open Championship after filling two of the three places available in Final Qualifying yesterday at Fairmont St Andrews.
New words and phrases enter the sporting lexicon all the time, and the media can’t help but reflect this.
Proud, plucky Scotland. To be honest, we should be heartily sick of this.
Scotland’s hopes of flying to a first Paris win in 20 years never even got off the ground at the Stade de France as the injury-hit side were beaten far more comfortably than even the 17-point deficit suggests.
The rather unloved, sometimes even largely unnoticed PGA Championship has moved to May, and regular T2G readers will know we think this is an all-round good thing.
Scotland need to make a statement at Twickenham today about their under-performance in this year’s Guinness Six Nations, their poor away form AND their dreadful record at English rugby’s HQ, agreed skipper Stuart McInally.